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Seamlessness: Making and (Un)Knowing in Fashion Practice

Taking the concept of “seamlessness” as her starting point, Yeseung Lee offers an innovative practice-based investigation into the meaning of the handmade in the age of technological revolution and globalized production and consumption. Combining firsthand experience of making seamless garments with references from psychoanalysis, anthropology, and cultural studies, Lee reveals the ways that a garment can reach to our deeply superfic...

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La psychologie de l'enfant

« La psychologie de l'enfant étudie la croissance mentale ou, ce qui revient au même, le développement des conduites (c'est-à-dire des comportements y compris la conscience), jusqu'à cette phase de transition constituée par l'adolescence, qui marque l'insertion de l'individu dans la société adulte. La croissance mentale est indissociable de la croissance physique. » La théorie piagétienne, fondée sur une méthode génétique, a largemen...

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Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind (Sixth Edition)

One of the most successful cognitive psychology texts ever published: up-to-date, authoritative, and clearly written. Cognition uses the best of current research to help students think like psychologists and understand how cognitive psychology is relevant to their lives. The Sixth Edition offers revised and revitalized ZAPS 2.0 Cognition Labs, enhanced neuroscience illustrations, and a new ebook, providing a highly interactive way fo...

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Affective Disorder and the Writing Life: The Melancholic Muse

Affective Disorder and the Writing Life interrogates the mythos of the 'mad writer' through lived experience, literary analysis, writerly reflection and contemporary neuroscience. It explores how affective disorders colour, drive and sometimes silence the writing mind – and how affective difference has always informed the literary imagination.

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Mad Science: Psychiatric Coercion, Diagnosis, and Drugs

*Winner of an honorable mention from theSociety for Social Work and ResearchforOutstanding Social Work Book Award Mad Science argues that the fundamental claims of modern American psychiatry are based on misconceived, flawed, and distorted science. The authors address multiple paradoxes in American mental health research, including the remaking of coercion into scientific psychiatric treatment, the adoption of an unscientific diagnos...

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Beyond Happy : Women, Work, and Well-Being

  Over the course of a decade, positive psychology authority Dr. Beth Cabrera has surveyed and interviewed more than a thousand women to gather insight into how to effectively balance career and family responsibilities.Beyond Happy: Women, Work, and Well-Beinggathers essential findings and offers women proven strategies for living more authentic, meaningful lives. Through the lens of shared experience, Cabrera thoughtfully exami...

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Functional Analytic Psychotherapy Made Simple

Cowritten with the founders of functional analytic psychotherapy, Functional Analytic Psychotherapy Made Simple offers a practical, behavioral treatment approach focused on client interpersonal relationships and the therapeutic relationship. Functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP) is a research-based treatment for mental health disorders and has been shown to enhance the quality of interpersonal relationships. If you’re a therapist, ...

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Inferences during Reading

Inferencing is defined as 'the act of deriving logical conclusions from premises known or assumed to be true', and it is one of the most important processes necessary for successful comprehension during reading. This volume features contributions by distinguished researchers in cognitive psychology, educational psychology, and neuroscience on topics central to our understanding of the inferential process during reading. The chapters ...

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The Sedated Society

This edited volume provides an answer to a rising public health concern: what drives the over prescription of psychiatricmedication epidemic? Over 15% of the UK public takes a psychiatric medication on any given day, and the numbers are only set to increase. Placing this figure alongside the emerging clinical and scientific data revealing their poor outcomes and the harms these medications often cause, their commercial success cannot...

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Teaching Clients to Use Mindfulness Skills: A practical guide

Mindfulness has become a vital skill for many people working in the fields of physical and mental health, teaching, business, leadership and sports. While plenty of books explain the uses of mindfulness, until now none has addressed the particular challenges of effectively passing these skills on to clients in a user-friendly way. Designed to help professionals introduce mindfulness to clients, the skills laid out here can help those...